• A member of the team must check-in or register their team no later than Friday, July 30, 2021 at Fulton Convention Center (Paws and Taws) Fulton, Tx between 5:00-8:00 PM.  A prize will be drawn at the close of the Captain's Meeting.      *               You must be present to win.

Tournament Rules

 

  • Adult Team: Up to 4 people MAXIMUM per boat and may include Youth (16 & under).

  • Youth Team: Up to 4 Youth (16 & under) MAXIMUM per boat. May be accompanied by 2 non- fishing adults.  Ineligible for Calcutta.

  • All rules will be governed by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Regulations.

  • Only registered participants will be allowed to fish the tournament.

  • Fishing can start at 6:30 AM on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Weigh-in will begin at 2:00 PM and end at 4:00 PM (CST).  The weigh-in will be at the Fulton Convention Center (Paws and Taws).  You must be in line by 4:00 PM (CST), not in the water.  FISH BROUGHT IN AFTER 4:00 PM (CST) WILL BE INELIGIBLE.  All fish to be weighed in must be of legal size.  A Texas Game Warden will be present at the weigh-in.

  • Awards will be presented for the following categories:   

    • Men, Women and Youth (16 & under)

      • Heaviest Speckled Trout ( 17" - 20"- No Trout over 20” will be Judged)

      • Heaviest Red Drum (20" - 25"- No Oversized Redfish will be Judged)

      • Heaviest Black Drum (14" - 20")

      • Heaviest Flounder 15" - 21")

      • Heaviest Stringer - Stringer to be a Total of the following:

        • One Stinger Per Team allowed

          • (1) Red Drum (20" - 25" -No Oversized Red Redfish)

          • (1) Speckled Trout (17" - 20" -No Trout over 25” may be weighed in)

          • (1) Black Drum (14" - 20")

          • (1) Flounder   (15" - 21"),

  • This year we will have other pots to enter

    • Calcutta​

      • $150.00 per Boat (all pots have to be paid for during Captains Meeting on Friday night to be eligible to win)

      • Will pay out the top 5 spots for Heavy Stringer

    • Spot Pot​

      • $40.00 Cash (all pots have to be paid for during Captains Meeting on Friday night to be eligible to win)

      • Pays 2 spots. 

      • Your spot pot red fish does not have to be part of your stinger, but it myst be 20" - 25" in length​

    • Closet Trout to  ???? without going over​

      • $40.00 Cash (all pots have to be paid for during Captains Meeting on Friday night to be eligible to win)

      • Size will be drawn during Captains Meeting on Friday night.

  • All decisions are made by the Tournament Committee.  ALL DECISIONS ARE FINAL.

  • Weigh Master will disqualify any fish that is deemed illegal, not fresh or may have been tampered with.

  • Winners to be determined by TOTAL WEIGHT.  In the event of a tie, winner will be determined by drawing.

  • Your entry fee automatically includes you in all fishing contests. (Heavy Trout, Heavy Red Drum, & Heavy Stringer). Total Prize Purse of $2,500.00.   

  • Contestants may only win in one category.

  • Your team must decide which fish to weigh-in prior to approaching the Weigh Master.